The shortlisted candidates for the prestigious mumandworking 2015 Awards as supported by babyworld.co.uk have just been announced and Get Ahead VA is amongst them! mumandworking.co.uk is one of the UK’s leading flexible working websites offering a wealth of employment opportunities, advice and information.
This exciting awards programme celebrates the champions of flexible working – showcasing those businesses, associations and individuals (mums and dads!) demonstrating how a fulfilling career can be balanced with modern-day family life - enjoying parenting and working together.
The awards will be held at RBS, 280 Bishopsgate on 22nd September 2015 and are judged both by public vote and by an impressive panel of judges – leading business women and mums who understand all too well the challenges and the rewards of juggling work and being there for your family. VIP speakers and judges also include Annabel Karmel MBE, Jacqueline Gold and Caprice Bourret.
Get Ahead VA has been shortlisted amid fierce competition in the Flexible Business of the Year category which means they will now go through to the next judging stage!
This year, the awards received nearly double the nominations of previous years and the standard of entries has been very high so this is a great achievement.
Get Ahead VA won this category last year and Rebecca Newenham from said "We are delighted to have been shortlisted for this great award. It is always thrilling to be recognised for the hard work the team does in juggling being a parent with offering a first class service to our clients. Fingers crossed for everyone who has been shortlisted."
Finalists will be announced online at www.mumandworking.co.uk by August 20th and these exceptional candidates will then be invited to attend the live awards as hosted by NatWest followed by a sparkling celebratory reception with The Mumpreneurs Networking Club.
Nick Howe, Regional Enterprise Manager, NatWest Business Banking commented
'At NatWest we are committed to supporting the UK’s female entrepreneurs. Across the RBS group, we have a team of 200 Women in Business specialists throughout the UK, who understand the market in your area. Whether you run a business today, or are planning a new business, they understand the challenges and can help you find solutions. NatWest are delighted to be supporting the 2015 mumandworking awards and look forward to hosting the VIP awards ceremony and meeting all the finalists and winners!'
Award’s Event Director, Suzanne Borrell added
‘All those through to the shortlist should be very proud, the entries this year were of exceptionally high standard and I don’t envy our fabulous judging panel in their task ahead. The importance and benefits to all of flexible, family-friendly working opportunities are now being recognised at the highest levels and we are really excited to be live in the business heart of the City on September 22 to announce our winners. Thank you to NatWest for all their support’
Log on to www.mumandworking.co.uk for details on all the awards, the categories, the judging panel, VIP guests and those shortlisted.
The winners will be announced live on September 22, online and via the mumandworking/ What's On 4 social media.
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